LOCATION OF CHIOS
Chios is one of the Northeastern Aegean
Islands. It is just a few miles off the coast of Asia Minor and about midway
between the islands of Samos and Lesvos. The distance from the port a Piraeus
is about 165 miles, though you can reach Chios
by air in less than 40 minutes.
The island has and area of about 840 sq. kilometers, and it is the fifth larger island in Greece, after Crete, Evoia, Rhodes, and Lesvos. The length of the coastline is more than 200 kms. The Prefecture of Chios (905 sq. kms) includes also two smaller inhabited islands, Psara and Innousses.